Rose (Rosa 'Fragrant Plum') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Fragrant Plum'
'AROplumi'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: High-centered
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Mauve and mauve blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Grandiflora
Extra Color Info: Lavender with purple edges
Growth Habit: Tall, 4-7 feet, upright
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Jack E. Christensen, 1990
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 7 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 7b -15 °C (5 °F) to -12.2 °C (10 °F)
Plant Height: 4-7 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Lavender
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Shocking Blue x (Blue Nile x (Ivory Tower x Angel Face))
Child plants: one child plant

First bloom of my Fragrant Plum Rose

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Location: Long Beach, CADate: 9/5/2016
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2006-06-07
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Date: 2015-05-22
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-10-10
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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 7, 2014 3:53 PM

Fragrant Plum is one of the mauve roses I tried to grow. It does okay here, but I can't say that there is anything outstanding about it for me.

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